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almost open... central iowans will soon have a new place to shop for all things outdoors... we'll give you an early look inside "r-e-i"... and tell you why it wanted to expand to west des moines... trophy buck... a local hunter says the d-n-r is ruining his reputation... we'll show you why officials are up in arms after his deer hunt. i was taught a sense of right or wrong. and i knew that that was really wrong what he was doing. young hero... a student called out an adult to help out one of his classmates... hear why he couldn't stay silent... and find out if his words made any difference... it's thursday, november 5th.
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first on thirteen... something positive was caught on the same camera that captured a scary scene on a johnston bus... the video shows a teenager standing up to the bus driver... who allegedly assaulted a student with special needs. shut up! this footage was taken last thursday on a cell phone.
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police say it shows 61 year old robert scarbrough attacking 15 year old christian suarez. the teen you see confronting scarbrough is 13 year old caleb routt. routt says suarez was mouthing off to scarbrough... but scarbrough had no right to hurt him. that's when routt says he stepped in... i like didn't think it was right. i was scared but like i knew what should be done and nobody else seemed to be doing it at the time. so i told the bus driver to stop and he told me he said you're next. students later reported what happened to the police. scarbrough is charged with assault and child endangerment. he remains on administrative leave. officials say meat was the source of sickness at a high school luncheon. 58 of roosevelt's teachers became ill from eating the food last month... causing classes to be canceled. so the polk county health
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ran some tests... and conducted more than one hundred interviews. while the department did find the source... it isn't releasing who provided the food. it also can't determine if the problem was in the food's preparation... or handling. a district judge says the governor was within his right to shut down two mental health facilities... the clarinda and mount pleasant facilities closed in june. governor branstand used a line item veto to defund them... and rather than try to override the veto... several democratic lawmakers decided to sue... i think the decision we made was the right decision... i'm pleased with the court decision... and we need to continue to look at ways we can provide the best possible services to the people of iowa who have mental issues. branstad says the two remaining mental health institutions... in cherokee and independence...
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a hunter's trophy buck got him into trouble with officials... joe franz shot this record setting deer on his land in marion county. the huge buck was a local legend named "palmer." franz says he spent months tracking it before he finally got a shot. but the "iowa department of natural resources" says there's more to the story... it says franz used bait to lure the deer in which is illegal during hunting season. a preliminary hearing on the case is scheduled for november 16th. you can soon find everything you love about the outdoors... indoors. "r-e-i opens in west des moines tomorrow... along the constantly evolving mills civic parkway. channel 13's josh nguyen is giving us a first look inside the store... josh, you
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city has an expedited process to get big name brands in. the city said the track record of success was one of the reasons rei came the city is growing, they issued $1 billion in building permits. he said that would be good for a city 5 times of the size of wdsm. very nationally know retailers coming to area and it would be first in state, couldn't divulge info though. not ikea. within next 3-6 months they will announce new stores. said they have had talks with ikea but ikea requires that area must have 1 million people. clyde said that ikea is reevaluating it's rigid terms for setting up store. it could come but now soon. jordan creek does $600 per square foot in sales. best for company that owns the mall. city expects to see more development to the west in
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you can now bump up your bill at the grocery store to help u-s veterans... hy-vee's "round up for the homefront" program begins today... and runs through the 15th. customers can up their purchases to the next dollar... or desired dollar amount... at checkout. the company will then match the donations. all proceeds go to "hope for the warriors"... "operation first response"... and the "puppy jake foundation." officials say the program has raised more than 600 thousand dollars over the past two years. you've heard about the chicken crossing the road... but what about the house? a marion home moved to a new neighborhood yesterday... dozens of residents watched as it traveled nine blocks on wheels. and they'll get to see it again... when a second home is moved in a few weeks. both homes were initially going to be
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demolished... until they were
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this weekend you can travel to the north pole without leaving
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iowa. we'll tell you where you can get an early start on that christmas list... but don't throw away that halloween costume yet... it could come in handy! we'll show you what's bringing lots of comic book characters to the
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there are some big events bringing people to the metro this weekend... greg edwards from the "des moines convention and visitors bureau" is
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event: give a damn des moines date: thursday, november 5 time: 5 -7 p.m. location: kum & go theater admission: free description: -catch another give a damn des moines event hosted by the des moines register and the des moines social club. -hear republican and democratic party chairs discuss the top issues facing young voters. event: santa's north pole village craft show date: saturday, november 7 time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. location: northview middle school, parkview middle school, prairie ridge middle school admission: $5 description: -santas north pole village craft sale is
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one of the most popular craft shows in iowa, featuring hand- crafted items such as jewelry, furniture, clothing and holiday dcor. -visit the various 250 exhibitors and grab food & drinks for sale. -a shuttle will take you from location to location all day for only one dollar. event: des moines symphony pops: the music of billy joel with michael cavanaugh date: saturday, november 7 time: 7:30 p.m. location: des moines civic center admission: tickets start at $25 description: -hear the classics of billy joel performed by michael cavanaugh accompanied by the des moines symphony. -experience multi-platinum songs like piano man and only the good die young. -michael and the symphony will surely have you on your feet. event: midwest comicon date:
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november 8 time: saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; sunday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. location: iowa events center admission: $20, 2-day pass $30; kids 10 and under free description: -catch the midwest comicon convention where comic book fans can meet their favorite artists, creators and illustrators -experience live entertainment, vendors, as well
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there are many sides to basketball star an fashion icon russell westbrook. and with coverage in the middle of anywhere from u.s. cellular, he can find some new ones. like, farmer. russell's brussels. russell speaking. paleontologist. hashtag t-rex. park ranger. where am i? and t.v. spokesperson. that's my line. i got it. with u.s. cellular, you can do all the things you like, from the middle of anywhere.
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will soon have a new outdoors... we'll give you an early look why it wanted to expand to west des moines... crash investigation... there is new evidence in the case of the deadly russian jet points to the tragedy being an act of terrorism. seeking justice... a des moines family says their son didn't
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need to die in a confrontation with officers. what a new federal lawsuit claims... and how the city is responding... it's thursday, november 5th.
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first on thirteen... the family of a des moines man who died in a police - involved shooting wants answers... and now they're taking the city to court to get them... 28 year old ryan bolinger was shot and killed by officer vanessa miller back in june. police say it all started when bolinger interrupted a traffic stop along merle hay road. he pulled up next to the squad car... got out of his car... and proceeded to dance around... he then got back into his car... and drove the speed limit down merle hay road. police say bolinger eventually made a u - turn at urbandale avenue... and was blocked in by two squad cars... one of them carrying officer miller. that's when they say he exited his car again... and walked with purpose toward her as she sat in the car.
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...shots fired... shots fired... shots fired. miller fired shots through her window... killing bolinger. according to the civil lawsuit filed yesterday... "there is no provision of the federal or iowa law that permits a police officer to kill a citizen on the grounds that the person was "walking with a purpose." i think we're trying to obtain justice for every citizen of iowa and for every citizen of the united states. we can't bring him in dead or alive.. that's the bottom line the lawsuit seeks unspecified damages for negligence... battery... and wrongful death. an internal investigation cleared officer miller of wrongdoing... and a grand jury declined to indict. northern illinois police say one of their own staged his suicide to look like a
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homicide... the death of lieutenant charlies gliniewicz set off a huge manhunt in september...authorities were searching for the three suspects who he had radioed in that he was chasing. but police now say it was all staged... to cover up years of stealing and money laundering from a youth program at the police department. thousands of dollars were used by gliniewicz for personal purchases, travel expenses, mortgage payments, personal gym memberships, adult websites, facilitating personal loans. the gliniewicz family released a statement... saying they've been cooperating with the investigation and won't comment at this time. newton police are asking for your help in finding an armed burglar... police say this man entered the "caseys" in the 12 hundred block of west 18th street last night. they say he displayed a gun and demanded money... then took off before officers arrived.
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his gun was not fired... and no one was hurt. if you have information... call the newton police department at "6-4-1, 7-9-2, -15-47." six people are behind bars after a human trafficking sting at an osceola business. five of the suspects are charged with prostitution. daveta williams is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while barred. all of them are being held at the clarke county jail. four departments helped the osceola police department conduct the sting. the man accused of beating an appear in court today... police say 19 year old ngor on east 46th street last july. officers found 97 year old rupert anderson and his wife, harriet, beaten inside the home. rupert later died. makuey faces first degree murder and attempted murder charges. he is
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new evidence suggests the crash of a russian plane may have been an act of terrorism... authorities say a bomb brought down the jet over egypt on saturday... killing all 224 people on board. investigators suspect isis operatives or sympathizers may have been involved. they're looking closely at employees at the airport where the plane took off... somebody that is... or some people that are familiar with how the baggage process works. meanwhile... russian officials say the remains of 58 victims on the jet have been identified. more iowans are being called up to serve in a war the president decided to extend. 40 army reservists are preparing to say goodbye to friends and family...then deploy to afghanistan. soldiers with the "649 th regional support group"... based in des moines... will be on a one year tour. it begins latetethis month. two of the knoxville city
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council members who voted to move a controversial memorial... have been voted out of office. carolyn formanek and april verwers finished fourth and fifth in a five candidate at - large race. both of them voted to move the memorial out of "youngs park"... to private property... the day before the city's election. the memorial consists of a soldier kneeling in front of a cross. a group had threatened to sue if it wasn't removed... claiming it was promoting religion on public grounds. there was a lot of backlash to the decision to move it... and it's believed to have played a role in the election. one newly elected council member says it helped him win his spot... i think its been a rallying issue that folks have all come together to support. if you look around town, theres crosses in quite a few yards. i think he said he put 2000 crosses around town. we had about 2500 people for the rally. we had quite a few show up for the city council meeting to discuss it too so i think if that many people come together for a cause that that you
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the two incumbent council members who lost had no comment on the election results. you can soon find everything you love about the outdoors... indoors. "r-e-i opens in west des moines tomorrow... along the constantly evolving mills civic parkway. channel 13's josh nguyen is giving us a first look inside the store... josh, you beat the crowds! city has an expedited process to get big name brands in. the city said the track record of success was one of the reasons rei came the city is growing, they issued $1 billion in building permits. he said that would be good for a city 5 times of the size of wdsm. very nationally know retailers coming to area and it would be
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first in state, couldn't divulge info though. not ikea. within next 3-6 months they will announce new stores. said they have had talks with ikea but ikea requires that area must have 1 million people. clyde said that ikea is reevaluating it's rigid terms for setting up store. it could come but now soon. jordan creek does $600 per square foot in sales. best for company that owns the mall. city expects to see more development
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if you think we can grow our economy while ignoring climate change, think again. america's most innovative companies are already moving to clean energy using existing technology to improve their bottom line. now we need a plan to help businesses and families across america to save money on electricity and create millions of new jobs. it all starts with 50% clean energy by 2030.
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there are many sides to basketball star an fashion icon russell westbrook. and with coverage in the middle of anywhere from u.s. cellular, he can find some new ones. like, farmer. russell's brussels. russell speaking. paleontologist. hashtag t-rex. park ranger. where am i? and t.v. spokesperson. that's my line. i got it. with u.s. cellular, you can do all the things you like, from the middle of anywhere. that is my line! the family of a man shot and
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killed by a des moines police officer is suing the city... 28-year old ryan bolinger died when officer vanessa miller shot him through her squad car window. that's after police say he quote "walked with a purpose" towards the vehicle. his family's lawyer claims an officer can't kill a citizen because they were "walking with a purpose" it's your last chance to chat with a des moines police officer over coffee... the department has been holding events for its "coffee with a cop initiative." officers say its a way for the community to get familiar with them.... and ask about things going on in their neighborhoods. the final event is being held at the "m- l-k community center" along garfield avenue. it runs from ten to eleven this morning. officials say meat was the source of sickness at a high school luncheon. 58 of roosevelt's teachers became ill from eating the food last month... causing classes to be canceled. so the polk county health department ran some tests... and conducted
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while the department did find the source... it isn't releasing who provided the food. it also can't determine if the problem was in the food's preparation... or handling. a hunter's trophy buck got him into trouble with officials... joe franz shot this record setting deer on his land in marion county. the huge buck was a local legend named "palmer." franz says he spent months tracking it before he finally got a shot. but the "iowa department of natural resources" says there's more to the story... it says franz used bait to lure the deer in which is illegal during hunting season. franz is waiting for his day in court to prove otherwise... i did have to sell my land and i closed on selling my land yesterday so i'd have the means to fight the battle that has ensued a preliminary hearing on the
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now here's matt lauer with a look at what's coming up next on the today
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